Events, Deadlines, and Monthly Timeline

Spring 2021 Virtual Campus Event

Spring Fellowships Forum - Wednesday, March 17, Noon - 1 p.m. PST - Via Zoom 
This presentation will cover basics for thinking about and applying for fellowships. We will also cover campus resources, tips and campus or national deadlines. 

Fulbright U.S. Student Program Information session - Wednesday, March 31, Noon - 1 p.m. PST - Via Zoom
This session will cover the Fulbright U.S. Student Program to include the types of programs, and the all-important country descriptions. We will discuss both the campus nomination process and the national application process.

Watson Scholarship Information session - Thursday, April 15, Noon - 1 p.m. PST - Via Zoom 
This session will cover the Thomas J. Watson Fellowship. ”The Thomas J. Watson Fellowship is a one-year grant for purposeful, independent exploration outside the United States, awarded to graduating seniors nominated by one of 41 partner institutions.” Watson Fellows Keaohauna’oli Rivera-Leong ‘18, Samantha Lilly ‘19 and Kyra Zapf '21 (newly awarded) will join us for this session. 

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2020 - 21 Campus Deadlines

Gates Cambridge, Marshall, Mitchell, Truman or Rhodes Scholarships
Spring campus deadline: Noon, May 1
Fall campus deadline: Noon, August 14
National deadline (Gates Cambridge): October 14
National deadline (Marshall): September 25
National deadline (Mitchell): September 25
National deadline (Rhodes): October 7

Fulbright Scholarship
Campus deadline:  Prior to noon, September 10
National deadline: October 13

Gilman Scholarship
October campus deadline: Prior to noon, September 22
National deadline: October 6
March campus deadline: Prior to noon, February 16
National deadline: March 2

Luce Scholarship  
Campus deadline: Prior to noon, October 1
National deadline: November 2

Watson Fellowship
Campus deadline: Prior to noon, October 1
National deadline: November 2

Princeton in Africa
Campus deadline: Prior to noon, October 15
National deadline: October 28
 
Princeton in Asia
Campus deadline: Prior to noon, October 15
National deadline: November 9

Princeton in Latin America

Campus deadline: Prior to noon, October 29
National deadline: November 12

Critical Language Scholarship
Campus deadline: Prior to noon, November 5
National deadline: November 17

Goldwater Scholarship
Campus deadline: Prior to noon, December 3
National deadline: January 29

Truman Scholarship
Campus deadline: Prior to noon, January 4
National deadline: February 2

Boren Fellowship
Campus deadline: Prior to noon, January 13
National deadline: January 27

Boren Scholarship
Campus deadline: Prior to noon, January 20
National deadline: February 3

Udall Scholarship
Campus deadline: Prior to noon, February 18
National deadline: March 2

Monthly Happenings

 September

  • Marshall, Mitchell or Rhodes campus deadline - Fall campus deadline
  • Fulbright campus deadline
  • Gates Cambridge campus deadline 

October

  • Watson Fellowship campus deadline 
  • Luce Scholarship campus deadline
  • Princeton in Africa campus deadline 
  • Princeton in Asia campus deadline 
  • Princeton in Latin America deadline 

November

  • Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) campus deadline
  • Fall Fellowship Forum/Interest Meeting

December

  • Truman, Carnegie, Goldwater, Carnegie Jr. Fellows, and Boren campus deadline 

 January

  • Carnegie applications sent to national office
  • Goldwater/Truman review
  • File an Initial Interest Form for scholarships you may be interested in applying for
  • Contact faculty who you intend to ask for reference letters

February

March

  • Mitchell applications available
  • Dean's List Celebration

April 

  • Attend Fellowships Information and Personal Statement Workshops

May

  • Identify and ask professors for letters of recommendation
  • Juniors--don't forget to file your Initial Interest Form with the Fellowships Office before you leave for summer break!
  • Marshall, Mitchell or Rhodes - Spring campus deadline

June, July, August

  • Work on your personal statements and proposals